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March 6th, 2007

Nanotech subject of Pittcon plenary lecture

Attendees at Pittcon 2007 (the Pittsburgh Conference for Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy) were inspired to think about nanotechnology. Micro and nanotechnologies constituted a theme in the conference and exhibits?and the plenary lecture featured Harvard Professor Charles Lieber, widely recognised as a leader in nanotechnology. Lieber's work blends physics and chemistry with electrical and biological systems, and is focused on "bottom up" manufacture using components a few nanometers in size. He uses nanowires to construct devices and circuits, and chemical synthesis to encode information for detection of biomarkers, explosives, and more.


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